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AATCC TM128-2017e2, Test Method for Wrinkle Recovery of Fabrics: Appearance
Developed in 1968 by AATCC Committee RR6; jurisdiction transferred in 1995 to AATCC Committee RA61; reaffirmed and editorially revised 1969, 1985, 1994, 2004, 2009; revised 1970, 1974, 2017; reaffirmed 1977, 1980, 1989, 1999, 2013; editorially revised 1988, 1990, 1992, 1995, 2010, 2016, 2019,2022. Technically equivalent to ISO 9867.
1. Purpose and Scope
1.1 This test method is for determining the appearance of the textile fabrics after induced wrinkling. It is applicable to fabrics made from any fiber or combination of fibers.
1.2 The method can be used to evaluate fabrics at their original, unwashed state or after home laundering.
2.1 A test specimen is wrinkled under standard atmospheric conditions in a standard wrinkling device under a predetermined load for a prescribed period of time. The specimen is then reconditioned in the standard atmosphere for textile testing and evaluated for appearance by comparison with 3-dimensional reference standards.
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